Saturday Scenes: Siberian Squirrel

Stolby Nature Reserve, Russia

I had been hiking for nearly six hours in blow freezing temperatures in the Stolby Nature Reserve outside of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, when I spotted this guy. It was getting to be too cold for me, […]

Summing Up the Trans-Siberian

Trans-Siberian Railway, Vladivostok, Russia

Traveling along the Trans-Siberian Railway was definitely the highlight of my three months in Russia. While I loved St. Petersburg, my train journey gave me the unique opportunity to see more of Russia in one […]

A Winter Hike in Siberia

Stolby Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

  I have to admit, I thought about backing out.   As I was wandering around aimlessly searching for my hostel in Krasnoyarsk with the wind whipping against my face, I seriously thought about backing […]

28 Days, 7 Cities: My Trans-Siberian Plan

Train station Russia

As I wrap up my time in Moscow, I am thrilled to announce plans for the final leg of my Russian journey – the Trans Siberian Railway. In a few days, I will hop on […]